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Subject: Re: [LIST-UPDATE] new spam after list moved
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 00:52:35 EDT
In a message dated 10/26/2006 12:42:10 AM Eastern Standard Time,
Since the 'migration', it has gradually grown. I now get in excess of
20 a DAY! I haven't counted and any time I check mail, I delete
contents of that spam folder.
For the list migration to have any bearing on the amount of spam you receive
the spammers would have to be getting your address from the actual email
distribution (which they don't do) because that is the ONLY part of the list
that changed for list users.
The *archives* haven't changed a bit. So there haven't been any changes to
those archives webpages that would create anything different to allow
spambots access to your address. The addresses are and always were encrypted there.
Plus they use "flybait" also which gives the bots a bunch of phony invalid
addresses so they won't be as tempted to try harvesting from that site in the
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